Breathe New Life Into Your Living Space: Effortless Techniques to Transform Your Home
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There's something invigorating about giving a home a new lease on life. Without undertaking monumental renovations or spending a fortune, it's entirely possible to turn a familiar space into an attractive and inviting sanctuary. In this guide via Decluttered Life, several key strategies are laid out, from refurbishing furniture to mixing fabrics, all designed to rejuvenate your home's aesthetic.
THE BEST STORAGE PRODUCTS FOR A WELL-ORGANIZED GARAGE
Get ready to tackle that chaotic garage and transform it into a beautifully organized new space. Before you dive in, remember this golden rule: clear everything out first. Set up tables on your driveway, and gather a bunch of small boxes and bins at the ready. To make the sorting process a breeze, get yourself with some box cutters to cut up all the old boxes you’ll be emptying out. Next, grab some large storage bins for categorizing all your small stuff. Think of it as creating mini homes for each item. And don't forget to have a donate and trash bin on standby for those items that won't be making the cut. Now, it's time to introduce you to some garage storage solutions that will revolutionize your space. Here's a rundown of the best options currently available:
5 Ways to Embrace Your Empty Nest
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Your adult children have all moved out, and now, you and your spouse are wondering what your next chapter will bring. Becoming an empty nester is a big adjustment, but this phase of your life opens new opportunities. For instance, if you’re ready to renovate your home, get in touch with Decluttered Life first so you can clean out each room! Here are a few other ways to spend your time as an empty nester, like digitizing important documents, going back to school, or even opening a business.
Declutter and Digitize Paperwork
NEW TIPS FOR RELAXATION AND PRODUCTIVITY AT HOME
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Are you looking to relax and improve your productivity at home? If so, look no further. From bringing in more natural light to decluttering and making your bedroom more sleep-friendly, there are many ways you can rest and focus better at home. Keep reading for some of the best tips from Decluttered Life that you can use to create the ultimate peaceful space in your home.
Designing an Office
If you're working from home, it's essential to have a designated space to serve as your office. A dedicated office space helps you maintain a work/life balance and be more productive. Choose a quiet spot in your home where you can focus. Ensure the space is well-lit with both natural and artificial light, and invest in some ergonomic office furniture for maximum comfort. These choices will reduce stress and allow you to focus in your home office environment.
YOUR GUIDE TO SETTING UP A PRODUCTIVE HOME OFFICE
Working from home has become increasingly popular in the past few years, and with good reason. It allows you to work in a comfortable environment, save on commute costs and time, and have more control over your schedule. However, it’s important to create the right workspace so that you can maximize productivity and stay organized, especially if you're a small business owner. Here are some tips for setting up the perfect home office:
Declutter Your Space
Decluttering is essential when creating a productive workspace at home since it keeps distractions at bay while also making sure that everything has its place within easy reach. Take time each week or month to go through items around the office and remove anything you no longer need. Invest in storage solutions that will help you maintain organization, as well.
DOWNSIZING FOR SENIORS: PREPARING AND PLANNING DURING THE PROCESS
Seniors considering downsizing have a lot of major decisions to make — especially in deciding what to do with their current home. Multiple living possibilities give rise to the task of weighing the pros and cons of various solutions, including moving into senior living, moving in with a loved one, buying a smaller home, or renting. Decluttered Life invites you to
STAYING ORGANIZED IN THE CHAOS OF PARENTING
Raising a child on the spectrum presents many unique challenges as their likes, dislikes, and behaviors are often different from their peers and even your other children. However, you can overcome many challenges by keeping yourself organized as you learn to juggle your responsibilities along with your children’s schedules. Today’s tips from Decluttered Life can help.
Organization And Healthcare
Children with autism tend to see their healthcare providers
COME AS YOU ARE: PREPARE YOUR HOME FOR VIEWING
Realtors are important but, when it comes to selling a house, much of the onus remains on your shoulders - this is especially true when it comes to staging. If you want to showcase your home in the best light, you’ll need to work hard to declutter, depersonalize, organize and clean thoroughly or risk turning away potential buyers.
As you’re setting up your home for viewers,
A FEW DECLUTTERING MANTRAS TO GET YOU STARTED ON YOUR JOURNEY
Like goes with like.
Your house should be a home, not a store or a storage. You should use the store as your storage.
Keep it neat.
Keep, discard, donate.
Clear space, clear mind.
Be able to find what you want when you want it.
Done is better than perfect.
Everything should have a home.
Get rid of the easy stuff first (trash, donations, etc.).
If you were looking for an item, where would you look for it?
A place for everything and everything in its place.
Would the future you
A PRACTICAL RESOURCE GUIDE TO DECLUTTERING YOUR SPACE
Whether you're preparing to move or simply want more space, decluttering is a useful step towards organizing your house. Plus, research shows that eliminating clutter can help alleviate anxiety, making for a more soothing atmosphere. Decluttered Life TX helps people take this step towards a more harmonious home. Read on for a quick guide to decluttering.
DECLUTTERING AND BEYOND: HOW TO MAKE TIME FOR SELF-CARE WHEN YOU'RE SELF-EMPLOYED
Self-care sounds nice, doesn’t it? But before you can indulge, you have to make the time. Here are a few strategies to free up hours at work so you can use them to better yourself:
WHY IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO SPRING CLEAN (AND HOW TO GET STARTED)
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As the seasons change and the world comes back to life, it’s time to refresh our homes as well. You might be tempted to skip your spring cleaning this year, but decluttering your home can help you declutter your mind. If you’re planning on selling your home soon, an added benefit is that your house will be ready for a showing. Just make sure you clean up after your pets and remove them from the home as well. A good spring cleaning will not only improve your home, but it will leave you feeling mentally and physically ready to tackle the rest of the year. Here are some tips to help get you started, presented by Decluttered Life.
TIME LAPSE DECLUTTERING
A 4-hr decluttering project of two different rooms. The second half of the video is organizing all the donations. Enjoy!
Why the hedgehog picture? Because, why not? They're just so cute!
Kelly Ghavidel with Decluttered Life is a professional organizer in Katy, Texas.
ARE YOU LOSING MONEY BY NOT HIRING AN ORGANIZER?
During my time as a professional organizer, I’ve heard people say they don’t want to spend the time or money decluttering their space. This is a valid argument: some people believe they can’t afford a professional organizer, and others have busy lives and seemingly can’t take the time to organize on their own. However, this begs the question: What does it cost you to NOT hire a professional organizer?
Let’s start by looking at the obvious:
IS YOUR ORGANIZER YOUR THERAPIST?
I would never claim to be a therapist (because I’m not). This blog post is not about me practicing therapy or even claiming that hiring a professional organizer is a substitute for therapy from an actual licensed therapist. It most definitely is not. Actually, I would encourage anyone who’s already in therapy or wants to start therapy for living with extreme clutter and/or disorganization, to please do.
With that being said, as an organizer, I’ve come to appreciate what it really takes for some clients to get organized and remain organized.